Thiago Silva's fervent reaction post Chelsea's narrow victory

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Thiago Silva's fervent reaction post Chelsea's narrow victory

Stephen Oladehinde 21:16 - 30.12.2023

Chelsea's encounter with Luton saw a rollercoaster of emotions ending in a narrow 3-2 win, with Thiago Silva's fiery response capturing significant attention.

Silva's Heated Moment

The match at Kenilworth Road, which Chelsea led comfortably at 3-0, thanks to goals from Noni Madueke and a brace from Cole Palmer, turned tense as Luton struck back with two late goals. 

Silva, the experienced Brazilian defender, was visibly furious with his team's late lapse, and his frustration boiled over post-match. 

In a moment caught on camera, he was seen reprimanding his teammates, visibly annoyed, even shooing away a camera operator who got too close.

Reactions to Silva's Passion

Silva's intense reaction resonated with fans and sparked varied responses online. One fan admired his dedication, saying as reported by the Sun, "Will die for any badge he plays for. 

"Wish he’d come to the prem sooner." Another praised his high standards: "He sets himself and team-high standards so doesn’t surprise me he wasn’t happy at full-time. The Ultimate professional." 

Some expressed their unwavering support for Silva: "I’m tired of people questioning this man! He’s our BEST defender and he’s 39 years old." 

Thiago Silva || TNT Sports
Thiago Silva || TNT Sports

Another comment highlighted the mixed feelings about the team's recent performances under Mauricio Pochettino: "The reaction of all Chelsea fans. More questions marks around Poch despite our recent victories."

Manager Pochettino himself commented on Silva's demeanour, acknowledging his relentless pursuit of perfection: "Thiago is like this. 

Thiago Silva telling off the camera men || TNT Sports
Thiago Silva telling off the camera men || TNT Sports

Always moaning and never happy - but that's good. He's 39 and still playing." He added, “I think sometimes we are there on the pitch, but sometimes it was the small details.”